Help Plan the 2015 FMANM Programs


Executive Director Corner

2014 golf tournament

Copper Theft Situation

FMANM Healthcare Committee

November Newsletter PDF

Upcoming Events Calendar

November 19
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on how you can make use of Facility Condition Assessments
December 17
Holiday Social



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Board of Directors


George Jimenez
New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union

Vice President

Tom Plummer
Sr. Project / Program Manager at US Army Corps of Engineers


Lori Gunnare
National Roofing Company
W 505 883 3000 
C 505 252 2707
F 505 883 1719

Dave Jensen
R.E. Michel Co.
505-239-5721 cell


Kevin Givens
The Johnston Co.


Joseph Rodriguez
Superintendent of Facilities
Sandia Resort & Casino
Gary M Stevens, BSIE, Mcc
Corporate Director of Engineering
Heritage Hotels and Resorts
P 505.212.9170
C 505.321.6295
F 505.314.5155
Mary Beth Hames
ARMA SW Region Director
Mike Chavez
Account Manager
Ace Asphalt
Selby Lucero
Facility Manager
Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union
Jessica Leyva
Account Manager
SMI Facility Services
Micaela Sandoval
Account Manager
Moving Solutions

Executive Director

Carolee Griffin
Kone Elevator and Escalator
505-975-6753 cell


Web Master

Roy Evans
505 577 4145



KOATs for Kids event. December 12th


Once again, Williamson Restoration has teamed up with Williamson Foundation as s sponsor for the KOATs for Kids event. December 12th from 11AM to 1PM Williamson Restoration will have our annual KOATs for Kids Open House. We would like to invite everyone out to help support this great cause. Food and entertainment will be provided all we ask is that you bring a coat donation. We hope to see everyone out on December 12th!

If you have any questions regarding this event please contact me at 505.814.7800 or at

Thank you for your support!

Brandy Smotts
Project Coordinator
2323A Aztec NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Office 505.814.7800
Fax 505.814.7801
NM GB98/GS29 Lic. # 366174



2014 Facility & Building
Operations & Maintenance Expo
Another Success

Facility professionals and their suppliers converged on the Sandia Resort and Casino in October to share resources and information at the 2014 FAB O&M Show. Free food, fifty dollar gift cards, and a fun Fall Festival theme set the stage as facility and building operations and maintenance
folks visited with their current and future suppliers.

Special thanks and appreciation was afforded to the corporate sponsors, KONE Elevator & Escalator, and National Roofing, who, alongside the Facility Manager Association of New and the FMANM Healthcare Committee made the event possible.

The folks from D&H Petroleum won the cost of their booth rebated to them by sweeping the “Best in Show” category for their fun, interactive display which featured giant, battery-operated spiders cruising through the crowd.

Facility Engineer Joe Brown with Greer Enterprises commented, “I found that folks were willing to take the time to discuss their products and services in unhurried detail. I always get some great new ideas from the show.”

The greater good of the gathering is to add funding to scholarships at the University of New Mexico and the Central New Mexico Community College.

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Help Plan the 2015 FMANM Programs
Submit YOUR Important Ideas via Email TODAY

Are you a facility manager who is seeking specific information on solar technologies, energy management, or some other new building service?  Or, are you a supplier who would to take the stage to get your innovative product or service in front of New Mexico’s facility managers? 

In an effort to make the Facility Manager Association of New Mexico’s programs relevant to both its facility manager and supplier members, we will be inviting YOU to submit ideas to the FMANM program planning committee in October, 2014.

Decide now what you would like to hear about, or what product or service you would like to have considered.  Write a few lines but please help us.  Let us know what you want to hear about and why it is important in your life in facilities.

Your ideas will count.  Make them known. Contact Carolee at

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Nov 14 Executive Director column

Most people would agree that the opportunity to give something back or facilitate the growth and development of others is one of the “greater goals” in life.  In giving, we receive.  In being of service, we are served.

My mom taught public school for 30 years.  The silence on the phone was deafening when I told her I was going for a music degree (coupled with the powerhouse minor in philosophy). But after fifteen years and three USO tours in front of over 30,000 military men and women,   780 Sunday performances at two services in church, not mention the many gigs entertaining in nightclubs, my mom saw that I too, had chosen a life of service, albeit my path was different from hers.

Recently I have had the opportunity to be of service and help raise scholarship money for folks entering into the mechanical trades at Central New Mexico Community College through my position as Executive Director with the Facility Manager Association of New Mexico.   These students are likely to become the facility managers of the future and the skilled professional tradesmen that society desperately needs today, and in the future.  I am truly grateful for this opportunity to be of service in this important effort.

Are you a facility manager looking to give back?  There is room for YOU in this organization to serve as member on our Board of Directors.  The requirements are relatively minimalistic and your guidance and opinions are respected, valued, and necessary for the health and sustainability of this organization.    Please contact me and I will be happy to discuss with you how you can contribute to an important effort.

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2014 Fourth Annual Golf Tournament Raises Scholarship Money and Provides Networking for Facility Professionals

Platinum Level Sponsors


Gold Level Sponsors


Silver Level Sponsors

Hole-In-One Sponsor

Door Prize Donors

National Distributing
Sherwin Williams
ServPro of Rio Rancho/Sandoval County
National Roofing
All American Moving
Thunderbird Harley Davidson
Duke City Harley Davidson
Travers Mechanical
Advantage Security
Amerind Risk Management
Matheson TriGas
Williamson Restoration
Sandia Resort and Casino
Bob’s Painting
Wilson Mohr
Dave’s Ground Maintenance
Industrial Water Engineering
KONE Elevator and Escalator
The Johnston Company

Outta Control
Yearout Mechanical
Staffing Solutions
Ace Asphalt
Bob’s Painting
RE Michel Co.
Ferguson Plumbing Supply
Innovative Moving
Zia Rising Management
TP Pump
Johnson Controls
SMI Facility Services
Moving Solutions
Heel Pharmaceuticals
Upland Corp.
Essential Safety Products
D&H Supply
Dave Chalan, Cochiti Artist



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PNM Copper Theft Legislation Update

March 10, 2014

During the 30-day legislative session that just concluded in Santa Fe, we saw good progress in our efforts to address copper theft, a crime that has hurt many of our customers. Governor Susana Martinez signed a new law that criminalize metal theft. Additionally, $200,000 has been appropriated for enforcement of the Recycled Metals Act as part of the state government budget. Customers who contacted their legislators to share their first-hand experience with copper theft on their church, business or service organization made a big difference.

SB 21, Disruption of Communications and Utilities, sponsored by Sen. Steve Neville, makes it a criminal act with penalties to create a public safety hazard or disrupt communications and utility services by theft or intentional damage to customer or utility‐owned equipment.

The law, which had support from the metal recycling industry, law enforcement and the business community, makes copper theft a misdemeanor for the first and second offenses, punishable by up to one year in jail and up to a $1,000 fine, and a fourth degree felony for the third and any subsequent offense, punishable by up to 18 months in jail and up to a $5,000 fine. The statue is one of the first to recognize copper theft as a safety hazard to innocent people, including children, who could come into contact with energized equipment left exposed by thieves, as well as to our employees who work on energized equipment. The law takes effect on May 21.

In 2012, PNM supported an amendment to the Sale of Recycled Metals Act that created a recycled metals reporting data base, but at the time no money was appropriated for enforcement activities. This year, bills sponsored by Rep. Patti Lundstrom in the House and Sen. Steve Neville in the Senate provided a $200,000 appropriation to the N.M. Regulation and Licensing Department (NMRLD) that will fund that department’s investigation and prosecution of those who deal in stolen metal plus training and support for other law enforcement entities.

At PNM, we will continue to work with law enforcement, legislators, the recycling industry, other utilities - and you - to stop copper theft. As a reminder, through our partnership with Crime Stoppers, a $500 reward will be paid to anyone whose tip leads to the arrest and conviction of a copper thief. Please share that information with friends, family and co-workers.

To ask a question or provide input, contact Manuel Quintana, PNM account manager, at (505) 241-4716 or

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  • Manuel Quintana
    PNM Account Manager

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